Breaking Ground | Masterworks Series

Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 7:30pm
Palm Beach Symphony

The Symphony’s second masterworks concert beautifully blends Copland’s Appalachian Spring Suite, Mozart’s “Jupiter,” and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto , featuring guest soloist Chee-Yun (violin) with newer music from Augusta Read Thomas, who caught the attention of Gerard Schwarz with her original composition, “A Plea for Peace,” an evocative work that envisions the world’s first nuclear reaction. 

Schwarz led the Eastern Music Festival Orchestra in the 2018 world premiere of this bold and inspiring piece by one of the world’s most prominent living composers and will introduce the work to South Florida audiences for the first time in the Symphony’s January 2020 masterworks as part of this ground-breaking repertoire. 

BREAKING GROUND

Presented by Palm Beach Symphony

CONCERT PROGRAM

Copland (1900 - 1990)

Appalachian Spring Suite

Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Violin Concerto in E Minor

Augusta Read Thomas (1964 – Present)

Plea for Peace

Mozart (1756 – 1791)

Symphony No. 41 (Jupiter)

CONDUCTOR

Gerard Schwarz


GUESTS PERFORMERS

Chee-Yun (violin)


Schedule & Tickets

20-100 · Call 561-281-0145

Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 7:30pm · add to calendar 2020-01-13 19:30:00 2020-01-13 22:30:00 America/New_York Breaking Ground | Masterworks Series https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/951994/breaking-ground-masterworks-series Palm Beach Symphony, 400 Hibiscus Street, Suite 100, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401

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